The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 1 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 124 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.63% 6.41% 7.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.27% 8.73% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 13 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £272 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
E-Commerce
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 252 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.65% 73.47% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 157 83
Average daily rate £475 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.51 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +16 75 £500 +5.26% 15
Bedford - 2 £638 - 1
Shefford - - - -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 109 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.04%) SOA
3 71 (28.06%) Microsoft
4 55 (21.74%) .NET
5 52 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (20.16%) Windows
7 50 (19.76%) Active Directory
7 50 (19.76%) Retail
8 45 (17.79%) IIS
9 42 (16.60%) SCOM
10 41 (16.21%) SCCM
11 40 (15.81%) Scrum
12 37 (14.62%) MS Excel
13 32 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (12.25%) DHCP
14 31 (12.25%) DNS
15 30 (11.86%) FTP
16 29 (11.46%) Web Services
17 28 (11.07%) C#
18 27 (10.67%) Project Management
19 24 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
20 23 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
20 23 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (8.30%) Akamai
22 19 (7.51%) ITIL
23 17 (6.72%) CMS
23 17 (6.72%) Legal
23 17 (6.72%) PowerShell
23 17 (6.72%) Product Management
24 15 (5.93%) Sitecore

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (17.79%) IIS
2 17 (6.72%) CMS
3 13 (5.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.98%) Mule
5 3 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.19%) Confluence
6 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Agresso
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.77%) SaaS
4 7 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.25%) DHCP
1 31 (12.25%) DNS
2 30 (11.86%) FTP
3 3 (1.19%) Firewall
4 2 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) JIRA
2 5 (1.98%) Selenium
3 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.19%) JUnit
4 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.79%) TestNG
4 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.79%) Robotium
4 2 (0.79%) Calabash
4 2 (0.79%) Appium
5 1 (0.40%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.40%) NUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
General
1 50 (19.76%) Retail
2 17 (6.72%) Legal
3 10 (3.95%) Finance
4 7 (2.77%) Marketing
5 4 (1.58%) Publishing
6 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Games
6 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 99 (39.13%) Architect
2 80 (31.62%) Solutions Architect
3 39 (15.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.28%) Project Manager
5 22 (8.70%) Analyst
5 22 (8.70%) Web Architect
5 22 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 17 (6.72%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.32%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (4.35%) Integration Architect
9 9 (3.56%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.16%) Release Manager
11 7 (2.77%) Integration Project Manager
11 7 (2.77%) Integration Manager
12 6 (2.37%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.37%) Web Manager
13 5 (1.98%) Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Architect
13 5 (1.98%) Wintel Engineer
13 5 (1.98%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.74%) .NET
2 29 (11.46%) Web Services
3 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (2.77%) jQuery
4 7 (2.77%) WCF
5 4 (1.58%) Middleware
5 4 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.19%) Apache Camel
6 3 (1.19%) Spring
6 3 (1.19%) HTML
7 2 (0.79%) XML
7 2 (0.79%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.79%) REST
8 1 (0.40%) Autofac
8 1 (0.40%) JSON
8 1 (0.40%) WPF
8 1 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 7 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.77%) Open Source
3 6 (2.37%) Thin Client
3 6 (2.37%) Fat Client
4 5 (1.98%) FMCG
5 4 (1.58%) Statistics
6 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.19%) EPoS
7 2 (0.79%) DTV
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
8 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.40%) EMV
8 1 (0.40%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.16%) Windows
2 6 (2.37%) Linux
3 4 (1.58%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.04%) SOA
3 40 (15.81%) Scrum
4 27 (10.67%) Project Management
5 24 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 23 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (7.51%) ITIL
8 17 (6.72%) Product Management
9 13 (5.14%) CRM
9 13 (5.14%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.74%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (3.95%) Migration
11 10 (3.95%) Waterfall
12 9 (3.56%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.16%) MVC
13 8 (3.16%) Release Management
13 8 (3.16%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.16%) DevOps
14 7 (2.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.07%) C#
2 17 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.35%) Java
4 8 (3.16%) SQL
5 3 (1.19%) VBScript
6 1 (0.40%) Golang
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (1.58%) CISSP
2 3 (1.19%) ISSAP
2 3 (1.19%) VCP4
3 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.79%) CISM
4 1 (0.40%) CIPD
4 1 (0.40%) Degree
4 1 (0.40%) CISA
4 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 8 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.77%) QA
4 3 (1.19%) COBIT
5 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (19.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (16.60%) SCOM
2 41 (16.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.30%) Akamai
3 15 (5.93%) Sitecore
4 14 (5.53%) hybris
5 13 (5.14%) Oracle
6 11 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.37%) Informatica
8 4 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.58%) KANA
9 3 (1.19%) WSO2
9 3 (1.19%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.19%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) webMethods
11 1 (0.40%) Tableau
11 1 (0.40%) VMware
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